(navigation image)
Home American Libraries | Canadian Libraries | Universal Library | Community Texts | Project Gutenberg | Children's Library | Biodiversity Heritage Library | Additional Collections
Search: Advanced Search
Anonymous User (login or join us)

Staff Picks

  1. Remix : making art and commerce thrive in the hybrid economy
  2. « Trasgressione e pentimento di David ». Poésie de Pietro de Nores, en musique par Bartolome Grassi, pour le roi Louis XIII
  3. Perforated Metallic Graining Tools
  4. Internationale Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse XVIII 1932 Heft 3
  5. The early history of Nauvoo : together with a sketch of the people who built this beautiful city and whose leaders suffered persecution and martyrdom for their religion's sake
  6. The Story of the Dog and His Uses to Mankind
  7. The Home Beautiful
  8. Design and details of a reinforced concrete harbor light house
  9. The Open court (Volume 18, no.583)
  10. Edict du roy [Henri II] sur les mariages clandestins des enfans de famille, faictz sans le vouloir & consentement de leurs peres & meres...

Spotlight Item

spotlight image
Das Leiden unsers Herren Jhesu Christi
Manuscript on paper in black and red ink with red and green rubricated initials


Free to read, download, print, and enjoy.

Some have restrictions on bulk re-use and commercial use, please see the collection or the sponsor of a book.

By providing near-unrestricted access to these texts, we hope to encourage widespread use of texts in new contexts by people who might not have used them before.

6,058,199 itemsWelcome to eBook and Texts

The Internet Archive's Digital Books Collections

Borrow a Book
The Internet Archive and Open Library offers over 6,000,000 fully accessible public domain eBooks. This includes a special modern collection of over 500,000 eBooks for users with print disabilities, and a very interesting curated, modern collection for the world at large. You can browse, read and borrow fascinating contemporary materials at OpenLibrary.org.

OpenLibrary is a free, digital lending library with millions of eBooks that can be read in a browser or downloaded for reading offline. Originally developed to support the Print Disabled community, OpenLibrary now contains public domain and contemporary eBooks. Get a free OpenLibrary card and borrow an eBook today!

Get Something Digitized
The Internet Archive also encourages libraries, content holders and the reading community at large, to have their printed materials non-destructively digitized and put online for the benefit of all. The Internet Archive has digitized over 2.1 million books and microforms. Both large and small collections of monographs, serials, archival materials, maps, diaries and photographs to name a few, can be digitized in over 33 global scanning centers found on 4 continents. For more information please visit http://archive.org/scanning.

Since 2005, the Internet Archive has collaborated and built digital collections with over 1100 Library Institutions and other content providers. Partnerships include: Boston Public Library, the Library of Congress and the Lancaster County's Historical Society. These collections are digitized from various mediatypes including: microfilm and microfiche, journals and serial publications, and a wide variety of archival material. Significant contributions have come from partners in North America (American and Canadian Libraries), Europe and Asia, representing more than 184 languages.

Contribute a Book
The Internet Archive encourages our global community to contribute physical items, as well as uploading digital materials directly to the Internet Archive. If you have physical or digital items that you would like to add to the Internet Archive, please check out this link Create a new item using the uploader interface. Click here to apply the specific creative commons license Creative Commons license to communicate how the material can be used.

For donation of physical books or items, please contact info@archive.org


American Libraries
Colorful Favorites Goody Two-Shoes (details | read it) Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers c1888 Caw caw; or, the chronicle of crows (details | read it) The house that Jack built, a game of forfeits : to which is added, The entertaining fable of "The Magpie" (details |...
1,963,765 items
Canadian Libraries
See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Canadian Libraries Collection(s). Canadian Library Partners Canadian Manufacturer's Trade Journals. Thanks to both the Thomas Fisher Fisher Rare Book Library and the Toronto Public Reference Library, for allowing us to digitize very unique Canadian...
457,580 items
Universal Library
The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning...
107,296 items
Community Texts
Open Source Books has been renamed to Community Books! (The URL is still the same, though.) These books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book! For more information and how-to please see http://www.archive.org/about/faqs.php#Texts_and_Books Uploaders, please...
468,338 items
Project Gutenberg
Books of Interest Alice Underground: being a facimile of the original book later developed into Alice in Wonderland (1882) (details | read it) The Dance (by An Antiquary): Historic Illustrations of Dancing from 3300 B.C. to 1911 A.D. (details | read it) Gulliver's Travels (details |...
36,581 items
Biodiversity Heritage Library
The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections. This literature is made available for open access and responsible use as a part of a...
80,308 items
Children's Library
Books of Interest Abroad 1882 Wonderful Wizard of Oz 1900 Cinderella 1865 Books for children from around the world. From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish...
2,815 items
Additional Collections
Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here.
1,724,463 items

New PostText Archive Forum

Subject Poster Replies Date
Info Tentang Obat Hernia Herbal Dan Celana Hernia Magnetic kosmeticshop 0
Please delete Lchs 1
   Re: Please delete Jeff Kaplan 0
How do I upload and store zipped (JPG) images in a book format? TheGreenLama 0
Text Upload TheGreenLama 2
   Re: Text Upload Jeff Kaplan 0
Titles sorting in a collection Taunton Public Library 2
   Re: Titles sorting in a collection beep* 0
   Re: Titles sorting in a collection garthus1 0
Help Please vit374 2
   Re: Help Please vit374 0
   Re: Help Please Jeff Kaplan 1
     Re: Help Please vit374 0
Problem with Ebub gcmcknight 0
Please Delete TomBombadil 1
   Re: Please Delete Jeff Kaplan 0
certificat not update Dumilon 1
   Re: certificat not update Jeff Kaplan 1
     Re: certificat not update Dumilon 1
       Re: certificat not update Jeff Kaplan 0
LeOpereDiGalileo didn't finish deriving. Geremia 0
Help Please ptodzia 1
   Re: Help Please Jeff Kaplan 1
     Re: Help Please ptodzia 0
DjVu text partially missing Geremia 1
   Re: DjVu text partially missing Jeff Kaplan 2
     Re: DjVu text partially missing Geremia 0
     Re: DjVu text partially missing Geremia 0
Users who spam? itsohappens 0
HELP Making "folders" dudeman5685 0
Spam itsohappens 0
report spam ursbzouth 0
Wearable Electronics Market sheetal.borkar 0
6,000,000 items garthus1 0
vashikaran specialist baba ji +91-9988268107 vashikaran633 1
Las Vegas Bed Bug Expert: A Perfect Tool To Kill Pests Justin Hoffman 0
Agen Judi Promo 100% SBOBET IBCBET Casino Poker Tangkas Online rajagukguk 0
Obat Peninggi Badan Ampuh,Merek Grow up Usa klinikobat 1
   Re: Obat Peninggi Badan Ampuh,Merek Grow up Usa rajagukguk 0
Please delete these spam ursbzouth 0
Delete Request Space Man 0
3 Safer alternatives than Whatsapp erichuiz 0

View more forum posts